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expressing his dismay saying in part and i quote... >> eliot: joining me now is steve clemons editor at large of the atlantic and founder of the new america foundation program and joe cirincione, president of plowing shares fund and a member of hillary clinton's security advisory board. thank you both for joining us this evening. >> thanks for having us on. >> eliot: steve let me start with you. after the way the president had reinforced susan rice, not only saying an attack on her is an attack on me at a press conference the scripted applause and his statements about her at a cabinet meeting just recently, this seems like such a sharp u-turn and you heard me say a few moments ago seems as though the president caved. am i wrong about that? what do you understand to be going on here? >> well, i think it was. i think susan described it accurately. she's a very capable and competent woman who would have, i think done a great job as secretary of state. that said, it is a distraction. it has been a distraction. when
-calledtiescal cliff negotiations today, and it took him less than a minute. congressman steve israel joins me next. >> eliot: president obama's new conference on guns today was emotionally powerful and compelling. the passion of supplied night combined with the call of action on an issue everyone has been talking about since the horrific shootings on friday. what was the topic nearly from every question from the press corp, that's right the fiscal cliff. his take on the recent developments in the non-negotiation between the white house and speaker boehner. >> obama: the country deserves folks who are willing to compromise on behalf of the greater good, and not tangle themselves up in a whole bunch of ideological positions that don't make sense. the speaker is now proposing what he called plan-b. he said this would raise taxes only on folks making $1 million or more. let's think about the logic for a second. they're thinking about voting for raising taxes on folks who makeover $1 million, which they say they don't want to do, but they'll reject spending cuts which they say they do want to do. that
right. >> steve barton and eric fuller, thanks, both of you for coming on the program. >> what does it mean and by it, i mean the second >> she gets the comedians laughing... >> that's hilarious! >> ...and the thinkers thinking. >> okay, so there's wiggle-room in the ten commandments is what you're telling me. >> she's joy behar. ... and current will let me say anything. >> only on current tv. >> a well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. what does that mean? joining me to answer is adam winkler, professor of constitutional law. explain it, those few words have sparked controversy dispute explain to us a little bit about the history of the words and how you understand them under current legal jurisprudence in terms of the capacity to impose gun control. >> those words have doubled to americans for a long time. it's as if this wonderful thing the karma was discovered and wanted to put it in there. as a long time, people have been confused. a landmark case, district of columbia versus h
in american history. >> eliot: joining me now is congressman steve israel, chairman of the campaign committee, congressman welcome. >> thanks, governor. >> eliot: is it possible that you see the two sides getting into more rigid positions that each thinks it has given as much as it can without sacrificing it's base? is speaker boehner worried that he can't carry it any more and is the president getting heat for concessions he has made? >> i think the president has gone as far as he can go. he has compromised and compromised again to meet the americans halfway. the problem is instead of the republicans coming towards the president, they move further away. when the president had plan ha, the republicans had plan-b. now it's plan b-minus because they have new gyrations in the rules committee. the bottom line, the president has gone about as far as he can go. maybe further he went from the $250,000 trigger on taxes then $400,000. maybe he could go to $500,000. but fundamentally john boehner has to make a decision, what is more important the survival of the middle class and working families for th
gun sales. >> that's a fascinating argument and you are of course right. >> steve barton and eric fuller, thanks, both of you for coming on the program. >> what does it mean and by it, i mean the second tell them it's like being nestled in an eight-way, adjustable, heated and ventilated seat surrounded by a 500-watt sound system while floating on a suspension made of billowy clouds. or you could just hand them your keys. ♪ ♪ >>. >>. [ male announcer ] red lobster's crabfest ends soon. hurry in and try five succulent entrees like our tender snow crab paired with savory garlic shrimp. just $12.99. come into red lobster and sea food differently. and introducing 7 lunch choices for just $7.99. salads, sandwiches, and more. our conversation is with you the viewer because we're independent. >>here's how you can connect with "viewpoint with eliot spitzer." >>questions, of course, need to be answered. >>we will not settle for the easy answers. >> a well-regulated militia being necessary to the
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